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Bright versus Talley headline choices greater Greer voters have in primary runoffs Tuesday

STAFF REPORTS
Published on Monday, June 27, 2016

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Bright versus Talley headline choices greater Greer voters have in primary runoffs Tuesday
Several runoffs are scheduled Tuesday in the Republican primaries in Greenville and Spartanburg counties.

The races for Senate District 12 has incumbent Sen. Lee Bright facing former state Rep. Scott Talley. Bright won 38 percent of the votes and Talley 27 percent in the primary. Since then Gov. Nikki Haley and Greer businessman David McCraw and Duncan Mayor Lisa Scott have endorsed Bright. The district includes Greer, Thornblade, Sugar Creek, Five Forks and part of Spartanburg County.

Greenville County Council District 21 candidates Rick Roberts and Stacy Kuper are in a runoff for a seat held by Jim Burns, who is not seeking re-election. Roberts, a businessman received 40 percent of the primary vote while Kuper, technology sales consultant, received 34 percent.

The District includes Greer, Eastside and Pelham Road.

Greenville County Sheriff Steve Loftis faces former sheriff’s deputy Will Lewis in a runoff. Loftis received 42 percent of the primary vote to Lewis’s 19 percent.

Registered voters are eligible to vote in Tuesday’s runoffs. June 14 voters who voted can only vote for candidates of the party they voted in the primary.

 

 

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